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Soros foundation quits Hungary over govt's 'repressive' policies

Budapest - The foundation run by US-Hungarian billionaire George Soros said Tuesday it was closing operations in Hungary and relocating to Germany in response to the "repressive" policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.

Soros foundation quits Hungary over govt's 'repressive' policies

Budapest - The foundation run by US-Hungarian billionaire George Soros said Tuesday it was closing its operations in Hungary and relocating to Germany in response to the "repressive" policies of Viktor Orban's government.

Hungary's Orban sworn in as premier, eyes 20 years in power

Budapest - Fresh from a landslide election win in April, Hungary's combative premier Viktor Orban was formally sworn in as prime minister Thursday, and hinted at designs on power until at least 2030."I feel that when we set large goals for ourselves,...

Hungary PM readies for new term as opposition struggles

Budapest - Hungary's strongman premier Viktor Orban will be formally re-elected for a third straight term Tuesday with the country's beleaguered opposition facing an uncertain future.

Hungary blasts EU over funding 'blackmail' plan

Budapest - Hungary said Thursday that a European Union plan to link the bloc's funding payouts to respect for the rule of law amounted to "blackmail", a day after Brussels unveiled its first post-Brexit multi-year budget plan.

Hungary criticised over migrant 'transit zones'

Budapest - Hungary is failing to do enough to identify potential victims of human trafficking in its "transit zones" for migrants and asylum seekers, a Council of Europe report said Friday.

Tens of thousands of Hungarians rally in new anti-Orban protest

Budapest - Tens of thousands of Hungarians took to the streets in Budapest for a second consecutive Saturday to protest against newly reelected Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Major anti-Orban demo in Hungary

Budapest - Tens of thousands of Hungarians thronged Budapest on Saturday in anger at strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orban's crushing re-election victory.

Ten of thousands of Hungarians in anti-Orban protest

Budapest - Many tens of thousands of Hungarians protested in Budapest on Saturday against newly re-elected Prime Minister Viktor Orban, accusing him of rigging last weekend's vote, AFP reporters said.

Hungarian people want to 'stop Soros', Orban says

Budapest - Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Tuesday that his resounding election win, challenged by the opposition, shows that voters want to stop US billionaire philanthropist George Soros interfering in the country.

Hungarian people want to 'stop Soros', Orban says

Budapest - Hardline anti-immigration Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Tuesday that his resounding election victory shows that the Hungarian people want to stop US billionaire philanthropist George Soros interfering in the country.

EU far right fetes victory of Hungary's anti-migrant PM

Budapest - Far-right parties cheered Monday after Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban handily won re-election, while moderates offered business-like congratulations and rights groups voiced fears over his anti-immigrant stance.

OSCE slams 'xenophobia', 'media bias' in Hungary vote

Budapest - Hungarian voters' ability to make a fully informed choice in the country's election was impaired by xenophobic rhetoric and media bias reducing real political debate, OSCE monitors said Monday.

EU far-right hails Hungary anti-migrant PM victory

Budapest - Far-right parties cheered Monday after Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban election win, while moderates offered business-like congratulations and rights groups warned of his anti-immigrant stance.

Hungary set for third Orban term after crushing poll win

Budapest - Hungary's anti-immigration populist premier Viktor Orban was set for a third straight term Monday after a crushing election victory, delighting other nationalists but likely causing unease in some other EU members.

Hungary's Viktor Orban: populist, patriot and set to be PM again

Budapest - Hungary's all-powerful premier Viktor Orban, his party victorious in elections Sunday, is the self-styled defender of Christian Europe against the "poison" of immigration, an admirer of "illiberal democracy" and a thorn in the European Union's side.

Hungary's PM Orban claims victory as his party takes sweeping poll lead

Budapest - Hungary's firebrand nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban claimed a "historic victory" Sunday as his right-wing party took a thumping lead in the country's key parliamentary election.

High turnout in key poll for Hungary's Orban

Budapest - Hungarians voted in large numbers Sunday in an election that is being keenly watched across Europe, with firebrand nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban tipped to win a third consecutive term and press ahead with his anti-immigration agenda.

Nostalgia, Rubik's Cube, woolly pigs: 5 things to know about Hungary

Budapest - Hungary is heading to the polls on Sunday but aside from its politics -- and its goulash, of course -- many may not know that the country is home to the man who discovered Vitamin C and a type of pig that looks like a sheep.

Hungary's 'hero' or 'Viktator'? Viktor Orban's greatest hits

Budapest - Hungary's fiercely nationalistic Prime Minister Viktor Orban, 54, is running for a record third consecutive term in elections on Sunday. Polls suggest he will succeed.
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